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Kuhnhenn Braggot - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

Kuhnhenn BraggotKuhnhenn Braggot

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BA SCORE
87
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.21%


Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Braggot |  16.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Braggot is mead and beer combined, this batch won the Bronze medal at 2012 GABF, one of only three medals given to Michigan breweries in the state This batch was made with Michigan Wildflower mead and Scottish Ale. Frank and Eric collaborated to make this award winning mead.

(Beer added by: marburg on 09-22-2003)
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Ratings: 97 | Reviews: 37 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by Roman5150:
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Roman5150

Spain

4.29/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2011 Vintage

bottle into tulip

appearance: dark mahogany/copper, no head whatsoever, no lacing

smell: honey, booze, dark fruits, some notes of cherry, grapes

taste: Dark fruits and lots of apple/pear notes off the bat, you can feel the alcohol warmth but for 16% it is very modest. Lots of honey and figs, the finish is dry and smooth with more dark fruits and sweet malts.

mouthfeel: almost zero carbonation, medium bodied yet syrupy

overall: Haven't had much of this style, but this was very drinkable and refreshing. I wonder what the 2 years of age did to this, as the alcohol was very subdued and overall this was a lot more balanced and sweet than I expected. Will buy again if I see it.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 04:42:41 | More by Roman5150
More User Reviews:
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12OZ. bottle
Served in a Kuhnhenn's snifter
2011

A - It is a murky tea color. I poured aggressively, so the yeast went in the glass, yet the pour yielded no head. There is a fine line of beige bubbles around the edge of the glass.

S - The first thing I thought of when I took a whiff was cherry Chap Stick®. As it warms, I start to get some sweet, boozy malt. It reminds me of a barleywine.

T - It is sweet. I get some fig, molasses, and honey. Once again it reminds me of an English barleywine. I get some alcohol on the finish.

M - Medium and flat from lack of carbonation.

O - It's a sipper. It is better at room temperature. It just reminds me a lot of an English barleywine. It has warming effects. I like it.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 01:13:47 | More by buschbeer
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basickness

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

12-24-2013 13:34:57 | More by basickness
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sblanton83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-22-2013 20:31:27 | More by sblanton83
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-22-2013 00:10:06 | More by Stevedore
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

12-13-2013 05:59:11 | More by adamant1912
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

12-10-2013 17:18:45 | More by mookihouse
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-19-2013 17:40:06 | More by SerBennett
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-10-2013 17:56:11 | More by dmorgan310
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-09-2013 02:11:27 | More by TKEbeerman
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POTABLE83

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

10-18-2013 15:58:57 | More by POTABLE83
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BuckeyeFaninMI

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

09-30-2013 02:15:48 | More by Flabbyjandro
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EZEKIEL_F

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-23-2013 23:06:51 | More by EZEKIEL_F
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Joebraggot

Michigan

5/5  rDev +27.9%

09-17-2013 13:31:34 | More by Joebraggot
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

09-14-2013 20:05:17 | More by petermethot
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

09-05-2013 19:47:15 | More by Ciocanelu
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SDG1070

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-08-2013 12:42:15 | More by SDG1070
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rjcoy06

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

08-04-2013 19:16:15 | More by rjcoy06
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ygolordned

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2013 14:14:35 | More by ygolordned
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HardyA

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2013 02:58:42 | More by HardyA
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Flopjack

Michigan

4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2011 vintage, bottle into tulip

Appearance : Dark mahogany mixed with a light honey color gives this beer its overall color, No head at all, no lacing in this one

Smell : Honey straight from bottle, once poured into glass has more of a sweet red wine smell and the honey sweetness is still present

Taste : Balanced fairly well, the alcohol is more warming than overwhelming. As far as flavor goes, you get a good taste of honey mixed slightly with dark malts. No bitterness in this beer either. The after taste is pleasant with lingering honey notes, that makes you feel like you just licked a bit of honey from a spoon or have eaten a plain honey stick.

Mouthfeel : No carbonation, medium bodied with a little syrupy flow down the throat

Overall : Ive had one other mead in my life. Good overall, although I am not very familiar with the style. I would buy this again hands down. Its alcohol volume mixed with its smoothness makes this a good end to a long day. Go find one or three.

Flopjack out, tight lines

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 04:50:23 | More by Flopjack
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jeffwright

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-16-2013 00:30:43 | More by jeffwright
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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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Kuhnhenn Braggot from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.